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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: My cancer

    At age 51 I was diagnosed with stage III NSCLC in April. A single tumor in the lower part of my left upper lobe; about one inch. Scans showed no...

    Started by april51, 09-05-2011 04:26 PM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: If you would like help with Smoking Cessation

    For those of you that would like some help with smoking cessation, I would like to offer the following links to information to do so. ...

    Started by irish, 03-10-2014 10:41 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Update! Do you THINK you have Lung Cancer - Please Read

    A thread for those undiagnosed. You may now post your concerns in the "Worried About Possible Cancer" section of the Forum:...

    Started by irish, 09-04-2013 03:49 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Informnation on new drug Xalkori (Crizotinib) in NSCLC

    We have two threads on the newly approved drug Xalkori (Crizotinib). ...

    Started by pbj11, 09-20-2011 03:48 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Lung Cancer overview, with links to informational sites

    LUNG CANCER Note: All cancers and patients are highly individual, so treatment will be tailored to their specific cases. Some information may...

    Started by pbj11, 03-11-2011 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 1
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  1. Day-by-Day

    Hello, I'm new to the Forum, and as you can tell from my username, a Newly Wed. My one year anniversary is coming up on June 5th, and our first year...

    Started by NewlyWedWife, 05-27-2008 08:25 PM
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    04-15-2009 01:16 PM Go to last post
  2. First time in LC Forum

    Hello there everyone and thank you for allowing me to join. I posted in the new member section and pbj mentioned that I might like to visit LC...

    Started by knittymom, 12-14-2008 12:12 AM
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  3. Update on Gram

    Hi Guys, Man, I wish and was hoping that I never had to make this post. I would like to request prayers and positive thoughts for my grandma....

    Started by arasara, 04-11-2009 11:14 PM
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    04-12-2009 11:58 PM Go to last post
  4. Waiting too long?

    My husband of almost 42 years, age 60, was dx with Stage IIIB NSCLC Squamous Cell on March 4 2009. We are waiting on a 2nd opinion from a surgeon,...

    Started by Chris8467, 03-30-2009 04:17 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-12-2009 04:04 AM Go to last post
  5. Things just Keep Getting Worse

    My day is 62 with lung cancer that has spread to his brain, bones and lymphnodes. He recieved radiation to his bones and to his brain. Just about...

    Started by MariaMaria, 04-09-2009 09:35 PM
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  6. Question

    I have a small pellet with some growth on the back side of head. What could be that?

    Started by qredra, 04-07-2009 11:55 AM
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    04-10-2009 09:32 AM Go to last post
  7. Update on Mom...difficulty swallowing/eating

    I have posted a few times about my mother and her issues. She is 59 and was diagnosed in Feb with extensive lung cancer, mets to brain, lymph and...

    Started by dem372, 04-06-2009 09:46 PM
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    04-08-2009 04:29 PM Go to last post
  8. Husband with stage 1A lung cancer

    My husband had an infection in his thoracic spine and had a preop CAT scan which showed a 2 cm nodule. It was biopsied and was adenocarcinoma. He had...

    Started by deena2288, 04-02-2009 11:49 PM
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  9. 3 Urgent questions - to anyone who can help

    Dear Friends, My Mom was given 6 weeks to live...back in October 2007. She's now lived 1 year and a half past the original prognosis - thanks be...

    Started by Believer7777, 04-07-2009 03:22 AM
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  10. I have a question

    My husband is 57 years old...has stage 4 squamous cell and is now on hospice...He sleeps most of the day but is eating and drinking...though he is...

    Started by Jes, 04-07-2009 01:52 AM
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  11. My dad is sad

    I am new to this .....my dad was diagnosed with lung cancer in Jan. 09. By the time the cancer was discovered it had spread to his bones, lymphnodes...

    Started by MariaMaria, 04-02-2009 03:27 PM
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    04-06-2009 10:12 PM Go to last post
  12. dad passed away

    My father passed away on March 18th 2009. He only really suffered the last day or two. I was there often. My dad didn't want to give up hope. The...

    Started by meral, 03-30-2009 05:58 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-03-2009 04:28 AM Go to last post
  13. Looking for advice - Mom, 71, Stage 3b NSCLC

    Hi all, I'm hoping to get some input so I can make sure I can be a good advocate for my mom's care. She was diagnosed in Feb 07 with Stage 3b...

    Started by danerbug12, 03-30-2009 02:07 AM
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  14. Hello, i'm Sherry and my Mom has the "c" word....

    Small cell carcinoma is the name, lung cancer I guess, but she has a tumor in her breast and there was one growing at the base of her neck also, but...

    Started by MnDixie, 12-15-2008 11:36 PM
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  15. Different types of chemo?

    My husband is getting Cisplatin and VB-16 along with radiation. He is tolerating it well so far, the biggest problem is that his esophagus is burnt,...

    Started by zebra, 01-21-2009 12:52 PM
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  16. My Sister 04/09/1961 - 16/03/2009 R.I.P. Funeral 30th March

    Just wanted to say a big thank you for all your kind messages. I think it will finally hit me when we all go to the funeral on 30th March. My...

    Started by samchaney, 03-28-2009 12:26 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-31-2009 02:07 PM Go to last post
  17. Medicinal Marijuana

    If this post is inappropriate, I apologize and please remove it! 8) First off, I wanted to tell you guys that my gram has finished her radiation...

    Started by arasara, 03-26-2009 07:58 PM
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    03-29-2009 07:51 AM Go to last post
  18. After 2 years of my fathers passing I'm still wondering

    I need to get some insight on this...my father passed away 2 years ago....he died of lung cancer and he was at the ottawa general, I can't get it out...

    Started by joezo, 03-28-2009 10:29 PM
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    03-29-2009 03:07 AM Go to last post
  19. Mom has a mass on her lung, Doctor thinks it's Cancer

    Hi everybody, I live in Los Angeles. My Mother is my concern She's 72, and while there is no formal diagnosis, the Pulmonary doctor said he's 99%...

    Started by Cherl, 01-18-2009 04:57 AM
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  20. What questions to ask after 6 weeks of radiation and chemo?

    Hi - Dad has completed 6 weeks of radiation and carboplatin/taxol and is due for a follow up with the Onc. tomorrow. What are the important...

    Started by newreality, 03-26-2009 05:01 PM
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    03-27-2009 05:20 PM Go to last post
  21. My Story

    Hey Everyone! My name is Hailey and my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 NSCLC in August of 2008. I wish I would have found this site earlier because I...

    Started by hmd, 02-27-2009 09:51 PM
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    03-26-2009 08:17 PM Go to last post
  22. Update on Mother...more questions arise

    Hello all. I posted earlier about my mother. To recap, my mother is 59. She has been diagnosed with what they are pretty sure is small cell lung...

    Started by dem372, 03-24-2009 09:04 PM
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  23. worried scared

    hi mum diagnosed NSCLC 2 years ago in may, went through chemo and it didnt help and had to be stopped due to other health problems. Last march she...

    Started by mandy, 03-11-2009 10:08 AM
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    03-25-2009 09:20 PM Go to last post
  24. Is abraxane the right chemo?

    I just found out the name of the chemo that my daughter is taking. It's abraxane. Is anyone else taking this one or know of any that is? Most...

    Started by terrismom, 03-25-2009 01:48 AM
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    03-25-2009 02:19 PM Go to last post
  25. my father- we need help with deciding next steps

    Hi there- I am very new to this topic overall and brand new to this forum. My father in law was 70 in June. In August, he found a lump in his...

    Started by joyanne, 03-24-2009 12:35 AM
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  26. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

    Has anyone had this treatment. My Mom is starting this Radiation next week and I haven't been able to find anyone that has used this....

    Started by WorriedDaughterx2, 03-20-2009 04:21 AM
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    03-24-2009 12:48 PM Go to last post
  27. Koikeril......

    Koik.....I've had you on my mind and hope you are doing well. Missing you on here!

    Started by Tera, 01-05-2009 05:35 PM
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  28. hoping to get some answers

    This is my first post here so I hope all will forgive me if it's to long. I have so many questions, and I know that most of them, no one can give me....

    Started by terrismom, 03-20-2009 01:10 PM
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    03-22-2009 12:04 PM Go to last post
  29. Sad News.

    I just wanted to thank you for all of your support on my journey with my sister's lung cancer. As you will know it had moved to her brain and she...

    Started by samchaney, 03-17-2009 04:12 PM
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  30. Success stories when chemo is not an option


    Started by dem372, 03-17-2009 12:19 AM
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  31. Coping with Mom Stage 4

    Hello All, I found this forum last night and spent half the night reading through posts. I really need a place to vent where I don't have to censor...

    Started by javajunkiee, 03-12-2009 02:26 PM
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  32. difficulties

    Hello everyone. I do not post all that often. Usually I just read everyone else's posts. I'm just in so much emotional pain right now. My dad...

    Started by meral, 03-17-2009 01:37 AM
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  33. Keeping friends and family updated on treatments, etc

    Long story made short. I once had a blog but a somewhat computer not-savvy friend had no clue how to navigate the entries and started asking for...

    Started by HulaMom, 03-15-2009 07:59 AM
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  34. For those being treated for Lung Cancer

    Thought it might be worth sharing my treatment plan so far in case any of it may be of use to one of you. When I was diagnosed on Feb. 2nd I spent...

    Started by enchantedpines, 03-14-2009 05:18 PM
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  35. Update on Mom

    Hi All, Mom had a CT/PET scan combined on Wednesday. We got the results today... STABLE. I will take stable, thank you very much! Smile The cancer...

    Started by simplyklb, 03-13-2009 10:41 PM
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  36. Update on Medical Billing Issue

    Hi All, Remember when I posted about the billing issues I had with Dad's last admission? I got it resolved with a call to the rep. Our rep is...

    Started by simplyklb, 03-03-2009 09:40 PM
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    03-15-2009 03:39 AM Go to last post
  37. c difficile

    Hi everyone, My 82-year old mother has just been diagnosed with lung cancer and began her first chemo session almost three weeks ago. Last...

    Started by jent, 12-16-2008 10:00 PM
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  38. Another Newby looking for help and answers

    I am a 55 year old female, diagnosed Feb. 2nd with non-small cell squamish cancer to right lung...inoperable. Ten days later a cat scan revealed a...

    Started by enchantedpines, 03-14-2009 11:07 AM
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    03-14-2009 11:17 PM Go to last post
  39. New to this and have a few questions

    Hello Everybody. I would like to say that it's nice to meet all of you *I've reviewed many threads* and nice that a place like this exists, although...

    Started by arasara, 03-08-2009 05:09 AM
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    03-14-2009 11:07 PM Go to last post
  40. husband has made a choise

    hello all,i have not posted anything in a while, but i need some advise. My husband has NSCLC with mets to brain and in his lympnodes. He was...

    Started by donna918, 03-11-2009 09:56 PM
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    03-14-2009 10:06 PM Go to last post
  41. Hospice? What does it mean?

    I've only posted once in the new members section. My father has stage 4 cancer. He went through one series of chemo, had some slight improvement....

    Started by meral, 02-13-2009 06:50 PM
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    03-14-2009 03:36 PM Go to last post
  42. Mom has a PANCOAST tumor, stage 4, inoperable, any advice?

    Hi, My Mom was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, a Pancoast tumor, :( upper right lobe, pulminary sulcus, inoperable, in the brachial plexus. She...

    Started by dkluck, 03-10-2009 01:03 PM
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    03-11-2009 05:18 AM Go to last post
  43. Father - 72 yrs - stage IV squamous cell ca

    Hi I am from India and following this forum for quite sometime. My father (72 years ) has been diagnosed with stage 4 sq. cell carcinoma in...

    Started by kakoli, 03-05-2009 09:15 AM
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  44. I'm new here ~ but have been reading for a while...

    Thought it was finally time to stop lurking and introduce myself. My 69 year old father was dx with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung in Aug...

    Started by newgirl71, 03-04-2009 08:40 PM
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    03-09-2009 09:28 PM Go to last post
  45. Another silly question


    Started by mcw, 03-02-2009 11:44 PM
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  46. Camptosar for Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Hello all. My first time posting here. In July of 2007 my sister-in-law was diagnosed with Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer. It had spread into...

    Started by yvonne116, 03-03-2009 08:15 PM
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    03-06-2009 02:03 PM Go to last post
  47. PLease help with symptoms - pain on right side of body

    Hi all, Less than two months ago i found out that dad has lung cancer. We were overhwlmed by this news, but now coping and working though the...

    Started by newreality, 03-03-2009 06:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-06-2009 01:18 AM Go to last post
  48. Please - Opinion CAT Scan - Lung Cancer

    Would you please give me your opinion on the CAT Scan described below? I have no one else to turn to because my father adamantly refuses a biopsy. ...

    Started by SharRog, 02-28-2009 11:54 AM
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    03-03-2009 07:37 PM Go to last post
  49. I need your opinions

    I come here often but don't post...Now I am in desperate need of your opinions...My husband is 57 years old..with stage 4 NSCLC...He has had mets to...

    Started by Jes, 02-26-2009 01:50 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-02-2009 03:10 AM Go to last post
  50. Help my dad to quit smoking

    My dad is addicted to smoking since last 20 years, earlier it didn't had much effect but now when he is 50+ his cough level has considerably...

    Started by Davin, 02-24-2009 05:47 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,768
    03-01-2009 07:35 PM Go to last post

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